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  • Exclusive - Iraq plans to sell oil through Iran if talks with Kurds fail
    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq's government would consider selling crude through Iran should talks with the autonomous Kurdish region on an oil revenue-sharing agreement fail, a senior oil ministry official in Baghdad told Reuters.
    - 1 day ago, 27 Aug 16, 5:22pm -
  • Foreign seed firms rally behind Monsanto in Indian alliance
    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Major international seed companies in India formed an alliance on Friday, seeking the support of their peers after a flurry of regulatory steps in recent months by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government.
    - 2 days ago, 27 Aug 16, 8:25am -
  • Analysis - For the Fed's Yellen 'conventional' unconventional policy is enough
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - For all the talk of a radical shift in central banking policy, from the permanent use of negative rates to helicopter money drops, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen appears to believe she can tackle any future downturn using the tools currently at her disposal.
    - 2 days ago, 27 Aug 16, 8:17am -
  • Tata Motors Q1 net profit halves on forex loss post-Brexit vote
    MUMBAI/NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Foreign exchange losses after Britain's decision to leave the European Union and higher expenses offset strong sales growth at India's Tata Motors, more than halving its net profit in the April-June quarter.
    - 2 days ago, 26 Aug 16, 11:22pm -
  • Dirty laundry: Welspun tangle highlights India's quality challenge
    MUMBAI (Reuters) - Questions over the exact provenance of bedsheets sold by Welspun India to America's middle classes have not only wiped $740 million off the firm's market value, but also revived one of Indian manufacturing's enduring headaches: quality.
    - 2 days ago, 26 Aug 16, 3:28pm -

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  • newDMK to hold protest on Sep 3 against Siruvani project - The New Indian Express

    DMK to hold protest on Sep 3 against Siruvani project - The New Indian Express

    NDTVDMK to hold protest on Sep 3 against Siruvani projectThe New Indian ExpressCHENNAI: DMK today announced that it would stage a "massive" protest on September 3 in Coimbatore to urge the state and central governments to take appropriate steps to prevent the proposed construction of a dam across Siruvani river by Kerala.Proposed dam across Siruvani sparks unrestTimes of IndiaCM urges Modi to withdraw nod for dam across SiruvaniThe HinduStalin to lead protest over Ker move for dam across Siruvan…
    - 1 hour ago, 29 Aug 16, 12:58am -
  • newPaytm parent in talks to raise around $350 million - Livemint

    Paytm parent in talks to raise around $350 million - Livemint

    LivemintPaytm parent in talks to raise around $350 millionLivemintThe investment from MediaTek, a Taiwanese chipmaker, will help Paytm in pre-bundling its mobile app in MediaTek chipset phones. Photo: Bloomberg. New Delhi: One97 Communications Ltd, which runs Paytm, the online payments service and shopping ...Paytm to raise $300 million, valuation pegged at $5 billionBusiness StandardPaytm in talks to raise $300 million from Goldman Sachs, Temasek, MediatekEconomic TimesPaytm's parent firm One9…
    - 1 hour ago, 29 Aug 16, 12:48am -
  • newSensex, Nifty unlikely to be affected by Janet Yellen statement - Livemint

    Sensex, Nifty unlikely to be affected by Janet Yellen statement - Livemint

    LivemintSensex, Nifty unlikely to be affected by Janet Yellen statementLivemintYellen said the case for a rate hike has strengthened in recent months in light of the continued solid performance of the labour market, and outlook for economic activity and inflation. Photo: AFP. Mumbai: Stocks in India and emerging markets in Asia ...Policymakers plan for US Fed shiftBusiness StandardCentral bankers fear threat of low-growth rutFinancial TimesCentral Bankers Spurn Call for Radical Approach at Jacks…
    - 2 hours ago, 29 Aug 16, 12:00am -
  • newIndia best market for e-commerce growth: Kris Gopalakrishnan, Infosys co-founder - Economic Times

    India best market for e-commerce growth: Kris Gopalakrishnan, Infosys co-founder - Economic Times

    Economic TimesIndia best market for e-commerce growth: Kris Gopalakrishnan, Infosys co-founderEconomic TimesBENGALURU: With five of the top global IT services firms being Indian, India was the best market for e-commerce growth as the industry was heading in the right direction, said Infosys co-founder Kris Gopalakrishnan on Sunday. "With GDP hitting 7.5 per ...Ecommerce firms in India headed in right direction: KrisDeccan HeraldHurun honour for 'best & brightest' entrepreneursHindu Business Line…
    - 2 hours ago, 28 Aug 16, 11:44pm -
  • new8 merchant bankers vie to manage NBCC share sale - Livemint

    8 merchant bankers vie to manage NBCC share sale - Livemint

    Livemint8 merchant bankers vie to manage NBCC share saleLivemintThe eight merchant bankers will make presentation before the officials of the department of investment and public asset management on Tuesday. New Delhi: As many as eight merchant bankers, including Citibank and Nomura, are vying to manage the sale ...and more »
    - 3 hours ago, 28 Aug 16, 11:11pm -
  • newHow 'dark matter' influences inflation - The Hindu

    How 'dark matter' influences inflation - The Hindu

    The HinduHow 'dark matter' influences inflationThe HinduWith the Government naming the new Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor, there is a lot of interest in what it means for monetary policy and specifically interest rates going forward. Will it mean continuity or a departure from the path charted by Dr ...Income fund investors need to tread carefullyBusiness StandardFunding small firmsLivemintWill Urjit Patel, the silent owl, do the trick?The Hans Indiagulfnews.com -The Sunday Guardian -Mil…
    - 3 hours ago, 28 Aug 16, 10:37pm -
  • newATF — cheaper but still dear - Hindu Business Line

    ATF — cheaper but still dear - Hindu Business Line

    Hindu Business LineATF — cheaper but still dearHindu Business LineEarlier this year, in March, the country's leading private sector airlines — IndiGo, Jet Airways, SpiceJet and GoAir — accused the public sector oil marketing companies — Indian Oil, HPCL and BPCL — of profiteering on aviation turbine fuel (ATF ...Aviation fuel demand reboundsBusiness Standardall 2 news articles »
    - 4 hours ago, 28 Aug 16, 9:43pm -
  • newGST will bring collective development: Sumitra Mahajan - Times of India

    GST will bring collective development: Sumitra Mahajan - Times of India

    Free Press JournalGST will bring collective development: Sumitra MahajanTimes of IndiaINDORE: After ratification of GST (Goods and service tax) in Madhya Pradesh Assembly, state finance minister Jayant Malaiya claimed that implementation of GST will lead to recovery of losses incurred due to e-commerce. Addressing a gathering here on ...GST Council to take price hike issueFree Press JournalGST to bring uniformity in State, Centre taxes: Sumitra MahajanThe Hitavadaall 4 news articles »
    - 6 hours ago, 28 Aug 16, 7:43pm -
  • newLots of opportunities in smart cities mission: NBCC chief Anoop Kumar Mittal tells Firstpost - Firstpost

    Lots of opportunities in smart cities mission: NBCC chief Anoop Kumar Mittal tells Firstpost - Firstpost

    FirstpostLots of opportunities in smart cities mission: NBCC chief Anoop Kumar Mittal tells FirstpostFirstpostSince its inception in 1960, NBCC (India) Limited, formerly known as National Buildings Construction Corporation Ltd., has come a long way and emerged as a major public sector enterprise in the infrastructure sector, with a strong focus on ...Delhi's top government officials to get office and living space in NBCC's new 'smart sub-city'Daily Mailall 2 news articles »
    - 15 hours ago, 28 Aug 16, 11:01am -
  • newCentre sets up incubation centre, 50 early-stage startups planned in 5 years - The Indian Express

    Centre sets up incubation centre, 50 early-stage startups planned in 5 years - The Indian Express

    The Indian ExpressCentre sets up incubation centre, 50 early-stage startups planned in 5 yearsThe Indian ExpressSix early-stage start-ups are already under incubation at the Electropreneur Park, which were selected from nearly 200 proposals received, an official statement said. By: ENS Economic Bureau New Delhi Published:Aug 28, 2016, 2:52 ...Govt sets up Electropreneur Park to support electronic start-up culture in countryInternational Business Times, India EditionGovt inaugurates start-up inc…
    - 23 hours ago, 28 Aug 16, 2:53am -

Yahoo! World Business

  • newGermany's economy minister: U.S.-EU free trade talks have failed

    Germany's economy minister: U.S.-EU free trade talks have failed

    Germany's Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel said on Sunday that talks on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), a free trade deal being negotiated by the United States and the European Union, had essentially failed. "Things are not moving on that front," said Gabriel, who is also Germany's vice chancellor. The U.S. and the EU have been negotiating the TTIP for three years and both sides had sought to conclude talks in 2016 but they have differences over various issues, includin…
    - 9 hours ago, 28 Aug 16, 5:31pm -
  • newAre AT&T's and Verizon's no-overage policies really a good deal?

    Are AT&T's and Verizon's no-overage policies really a good deal?

    In this edition of Ask Maggie, CNET's Marguerite Reardon explains why Verizon's Safe Mode feature may not be all it's cracked up to be.
    - 9 hours ago, 28 Aug 16, 5:30pm -
  • new​Un artista hace calaveras del Día de Muertos con piezas de Lego

    ​Un artista hace calaveras del Día de Muertos con piezas de Lego

    Estas originales esculturas son un colorido tributo para la fiesta mexicana del Día de los Muertos.
    - 9 hours ago, 28 Aug 16, 5:30pm -
  • newHow to set up quick and easy file sharing with Samba

    How to set up quick and easy file sharing with Samba

    If you want to use a Linux desktop or server to share files, see how simple it can be with the help of Samba.
    - 14 hours ago, 28 Aug 16, 12:12pm -
  • newRansomware: The smart person's guide

    Ransomware: The smart person's guide

    This guide covers the history of ransomware, the systems being targeted in ransomware attacks, and what you can do to avoid paying a ransom in the event of an attack.
    - 15 hours ago, 28 Aug 16, 11:12am -
  • newAs Fed nears rate hikes, policymakers plan for 'brave new world'

    As Fed nears rate hikes, policymakers plan for 'brave new world'

    By Jason Lange and Ann Saphir JACKSON HOLE, Wyo. (Reuters) - Federal Reserve policymakers are signaling they could raise U.S. interest rates soon but they are already weighing new tools they may need to fight the next recession. A solid U.S. labor market "has strengthened" the case for the first rate increase since last December, Fed Chair Janet Yellen told a central banking conference in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.
    - 20 hours ago, 28 Aug 16, 6:21am -
  • newSocial media's echo chamber fuels migrant backlash in Sweden, Finland

    Social media's echo chamber fuels migrant backlash in Sweden, Finland

    Refugees and migrants came to these Nordic countries in record numbers in 2015. Some Swedes and Finns are using Facebook and Twitter to voice opinions that would have seemed unthinkable a few years ago.
    - 20 hours ago, 28 Aug 16, 5:44am -
  • newMan climbs into toilet to retrieve phone, gets completely stuck

    Man climbs into toilet to retrieve phone, gets completely stuck

    Technically Incorrect: A Norwegian man drops his phone down a public toilet. His slim friend volunteers to retrieve it. Cue the rescue squad.
    - 20 hours ago, 28 Aug 16, 5:39am -
  • This robot is a lousy sandwich chef

    This robot is a lousy sandwich chef

    In her latest clip, robotics video-blogger Simone Giertz proves that a robot is no match for a stubborn jar of peanut butter.
    - 1 day ago, 28 Aug 16, 1:23am -
  • Trump tweets: Fatal shooting of NBA star's cousin is reason African-Americans will vote for me

    Trump tweets: Fatal shooting of NBA star's cousin is reason African-Americans will vote for me

    Technically Incorrect: On Saturday, the Republican candidate offers another of his instant musings on America. Not everyone is moved.
    - 1 day ago, 28 Aug 16, 12:50am -
  • Thrill-seeking unicyclist rides on edge of 840-foot-high chimney in Romania

    Thrill-seeking unicyclist rides on edge of 840-foot-high chimney in Romania

    It takes someone with superhuman balance and nerves of steel to unicycle and juggle on top of a tall, crumbling structure. Meet Flaviu Cernescu.
    - 1 day ago, 28 Aug 16, 12:23am -
  • Facebook changes Trending Topics after criticism

    Facebook changes Trending Topics after criticism

    The social network adds a more automated design that strips human-written descriptions from its list of popular topics, following months of criticism over how it displayed news stories.
    - 1 day ago, 27 Aug 16, 10:57pm -
  • When tech firms judge on skills alone, women land more job interviews

    When tech firms judge on skills alone, women land more job interviews

    An experiment with removing gender from job applications makes the case that bias influences hiring.
    - 1 day ago, 27 Aug 16, 10:40pm -
  • Travel Advisory

    Travel Advisory

    Scams and scares to watch out for on the road.
    - 1 day ago, 27 Aug 16, 8:15pm -
  • Up close and personal with Tokyo's 59-foot Gundam statue

    Up close and personal with Tokyo's 59-foot Gundam statue

    In Tokyo there's a 1:1 scale "replica" of a Gundam mobile suit. Here's what it looks like up close.
    - 1 day ago, 27 Aug 16, 5:30pm -
  • Exclusive: Iraq plans to sell oil through Iran if talks with Kurds fail

    Exclusive: Iraq plans to sell oil through Iran if talks with Kurds fail

    By Stephen Kalin BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq's government would consider selling crude through Iran should talks with the autonomous Kurdish region on an oil revenue-sharing agreement fail, a senior oil ministry official in Baghdad told Reuters. Iraq's State Oil Marketing Organisation (SOMO) plans to hold talks with the Kurdish Regional Government (KRG), possibly next week, about Iraqi oil exported through Turkey, Deputy Oil Minister Fayadh al-Nema said in an interview on Friday evening.
    - 1 day ago, 27 Aug 16, 5:03pm -
  • Jobs data to be a big deal for record-high stocks

    Jobs data to be a big deal for record-high stocks

    Wall Street will fixate on a wave of U.S. economic data next week, crested by payrolls data on Friday that could sway expectations about the timing of future interest rate hikes and spark volatility in record-high stock prices. Fresh data about employment and consumer confidence could help investors solidify expectations for a December interest rate hike from the U.S. Federal Reserve, or lend weight to a minority of strategists predicting a rate rise as early as next month. Fed Chair Janet Yelle…
    - 1 day ago, 27 Aug 16, 3:41pm -
  • Jar Jar returns in this 'Rogue One' parody

    Jar Jar returns in this 'Rogue One' parody

    This fan-made trailer for "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" gives you exactly what you never wanted -- more Jar Jar Binks.
    - 2 days ago, 27 Aug 16, 6:22am -
  • Netflix: Todo lo que viene y se va en septiembre de 2016 de EE.UU.

    Netflix: Todo lo que viene y se va en septiembre de 2016 de EE.UU.

    'Marvel's Luke Cage' y 'Narcos' son algunas de las muchas series y películas interesantes que llegan al servicio de video este mes.
    - 2 days ago, 27 Aug 16, 5:37am -
  • How will driverless cars make life or death choices? Google exec admits he doesn't know

    How will driverless cars make life or death choices? Google exec admits he doesn't know

    As Uber rolls out its driverless cars in Pittsburgh, Google futurist Ray Kurzweil says he's still working out the moral dilemma in the case of a potentially fatal accident by an autonomous vehicle.
    - 2 days ago, 27 Aug 16, 5:15am -
  • Sycamore Partners, liquidators bid on bankrupt U.S. teen retailer Aeropostale

    Sycamore Partners, liquidators bid on bankrupt U.S. teen retailer Aeropostale

    Bankrupt U.S. teen retailer Aeropostale Inc received bids this week for its business from private equity firm Sycamore Partners, as well as liquidators, firms that wind down businesses, according to people familiar with the matter. Investment firm Versa Capital Management LLC did not submit a bid for the business, the people said. Versa had been preparing a stalking horse offer for Aeropostale as a going concern business, and the retailer had received court approval to pay some of the expenses i…
    - 2 days ago, 27 Aug 16, 4:54am -
  • How to use Dropbox Version History and save crucial documents

    How to use Dropbox Version History and save crucial documents

    If you overwrite important data when uploading a file to your Dropbox account, don't panic--there's a quick way to revert to a previous iteration of that file. Here's how.
    - 2 days ago, 27 Aug 16, 4:35am -
  • Icahn denies attempt to sell Herbalife stock, buys more shares

    Icahn denies attempt to sell Herbalife stock, buys more shares

    Herbalife shares rose 4 percent in extended trading, reversing course after Icahn said he had bought 2.3 million shares on Friday. "Completely contrary to what Bill Ackman stated on television today, I have never given Jefferies an order to sell any of our Herbalife shares," Icahn said in a statement after market close. Ackman, who unveiled a $1 billion short bet against Herbalife in 2012, said on CNBC earlier in the day that Icahn's planned stake sale would accelerate the company's downfall.
    - 2 days ago, 27 Aug 16, 3:19am -
  • Is Spotify punishing artists who cozy up to Apple Music?

    Is Spotify punishing artists who cozy up to Apple Music?

    When singers and bands give exclusives to subscription-music rivals like Apple and Tidal, Spotify is depressing those musicians in search results, a report says. Spotify says that's not true.
    - 2 days ago, 27 Aug 16, 3:02am -
  • Whoops! False Northern Lights alert triggered by lawnmower

    Whoops! False Northern Lights alert triggered by lawnmower

    British group sent out a red alert for scenic aurora borealis, but uh, a staffer on a riding mower just drove too close to the sensor.
    - 2 days ago, 27 Aug 16, 2:29am -
  • Fed's Yellen sees stronger case for interest rate hike

    Fed's Yellen sees stronger case for interest rate hike

    The Federal Reserve is getting closer to raising interest rates again, the head of the U.S. central bankand other policymakers said on Friday in comments that left the door open for a hike as early as next month. Fed Chair Janet Yellen told a global monetary policy conference that the case for a rate increase had grown stronger, while Fed Vice Chair Stanley Fischer suggested a move could come at the central bank’s September policy meeting if the economy was doing well.
    - 2 days ago, 27 Aug 16, 2:24am -
  • How to create and populate a database in MySQL

    How to create and populate a database in MySQL

    Get up to speed on MySQL basics with this step-by-step tutorial on how to create a database, add a table, and input data into the table.
    - 2 days ago, 27 Aug 16, 2:18am -
  • Redstone granddaughter agrees to case dismissal, helps broader deal

    Redstone granddaughter agrees to case dismissal, helps broader deal

    The granddaughter of Viacom Inc's controlling shareholder Sumner Redstone has agreed to let a Massachusetts court dismiss claims brought by former company leaders, a step that will help end a battle over the fate of the media empire. Lawyers for Keryn Redstone said at a Massachusetts court hearing on Friday they have also agreed to mediate remaining parts of her family dispute and that she will have an in-person meeting with her 93-year-old grandfather. "There will be peace in the Redstone valle…
    - 2 days ago, 27 Aug 16, 1:59am -
  • How CallMiner uses analytics to secure customer data and ensure PCI compliance

    How CallMiner uses analytics to secure customer data and ensure PCI compliance

    When recording voice conversations, complying with Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard regulations is tricky. Voice-analysis tech simplifies the process.
    - 2 days ago, 27 Aug 16, 1:57am -
  • Styley Star Trek stamps will deliver your mail at warp speed

    Styley Star Trek stamps will deliver your mail at warp speed

    New postage honoring 50 years of obeying the prime directive will soon whisk your letters to any starfleet address...on this planet at least.
    - 2 days ago, 27 Aug 16, 1:52am -
  • Alexa, meet Iris: Amazon Echo now controls Lowe's smart hub

    Alexa, meet Iris: Amazon Echo now controls Lowe's smart hub

    Lowe's Iris system for home control now lets you adjust lights and temperature using the Amazon Echo, and your voice.
    - 2 days ago, 27 Aug 16, 1:47am -
  • For the Fed's Yellen 'conventional' unconventional policy is enough

    For the Fed's Yellen 'conventional' unconventional policy is enough

    By David Chance WASHINGTON (Reuters) - For all the talk of a radical shift in central banking policy, from the permanent use of negative rates to helicopter money drops, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen appears to believe she can tackle any future downturn using the tools currently at her disposal. Speaking in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, on Friday after a Fed policymaker and other economists proposed a radical overhaul of central banking, Yellen argued that bond purchases and the ability to pay int…
    - 2 days ago, 27 Aug 16, 12:15am -
  • US stocks edge higher in midday trading

    US stocks edge higher in midday trading

    Major stock indexes shifted higher in midday trading Thursday, getting a lift from an encouraging report on Chinese manufacturing and some positive earnings from Best Buy, Dollar Tree and other retailers. The market also got a boost from data showing modest improvement in sales of previously occupied homes.
    - 22 May 14, 10:03pm -
  • WHY IT MATTERS: Health care

    WHY IT MATTERS: Health care

    The issue:
    - 24 Oct 12, 12:53am -
  • WHY IT MATTERS: Income inequality

    WHY IT MATTERS: Income inequality

    The issue:
    - 23 Oct 12, 10:07pm -

Yahoo! India Business

  • newUber, Careem suspend services in UAE capital

    Uber, Careem suspend services in UAE capital

    Ride-hailing companies Uber and Careem have suspended services in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, since Saturday and do not know when they can resume operations, they said on Sunday. The National, a UAE newspaper, quoted unnamed sources as saying that as many as 50 drivers for Uber and Careem had been arrested. An Abu Dhabi source familiar with the situation told Reuters some drivers had been detained over violations of regulations, but did not specify how many drivers or des…
    - 2 hours ago, 29 Aug 16, 12:10am -
  • newIsraeli tech group Shellanoo plans Tel Aviv IPO
    Israeli technology company Shellanoo is planning to raise at least 100 million shekels ($26.5 million) in an initial public offering (IPO) on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange in late September or October, it said on Sunday. Shellanoo, founded in 2014 and whose backers include Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich and popstars will.i.am and Nicki Minaj, focuses on mobile applications, online services and interactive artificial intelligence. By staying local, Shellanoo is bucking a trend of Israeli tech…
    - 8 hours ago, 28 Aug 16, 5:57pm -
  • newRBI unions urge MPs to stop public debt management agency
    Mumbai, Aug 28 (IANS) RBI employee unions have urged MPs and state finance ministers to stop a proposed Public Debt Management Agency (PDMA), saying the move to withdraw the RBI's powers to regulate government securities will cost the government heavily. "Holding of government securities by the central bank in a developing economy is always advantageous. "In today's world of financial insecurity, the much chased financial stability can only come from a well co-ordinated monetary policy exercise,…
    - 10 hours ago, 28 Aug 16, 3:54pm -
  • newChina launches state-owned aircraft engine maker - state media
    China has set up a state-owned aircraft engine maker with registered capital of 50 billion yuan ($7.50 billion), state television said on Sunday, in the latest bid to develop home-grown, high-tech capacities to compete in international markets. The government has been overhauling its state-owned sector to push Chinese products and services up the value chain. Under that drive, it has prioritised aircraft engines, high-speed rail and nuclear power as areas it wants China to excel.
    - 11 hours ago, 28 Aug 16, 2:53pm -
  • newGlobal central bankers, stuck at zero, unite in plea for help from governments

    Global central bankers, stuck at zero, unite in plea for help from governments

    By Howard Schneider JACKSON HOLE, Wyo. (Reuters) - Central bankers in charge of the vast bulk of the world's economy delved deep into the weeds of money markets and interest rates over a three-day conference here, and emerged with a common plea to their colleagues in the rest of government: please help. Mired in a world of low growth, low inflation and low interest rates, officials from the Federal Reserve, Bank of Japan and the European Central Bank said their efforts to bolster the economy thr…
    - 17 hours ago, 28 Aug 16, 9:13am -
  • newAs Fed nears rate hikes, policymakers plan for 'brave new world'

    As Fed nears rate hikes, policymakers plan for 'brave new world'

    By Jason Lange and Ann Saphir JACKSON HOLE, Wyo. (Reuters) - Federal Reserve policymakers are signaling they could raise U.S. interest rates soon but they are already weighing new tools they may need to fight the next recession. A solid U.S. labor market "has strengthened" the case for the first rate increase since last December, Fed Chair Janet Yellen told a central banking conference in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.
    - 17 hours ago, 28 Aug 16, 9:04am -
  • newMY VIEW: Tracing the Evolution of a Woman’s Role in India Through Its Ads

    MY VIEW: Tracing the Evolution of a Woman’s Role in India Through Its Ads

    How has society’s views of married life changed over the last 50 years? Do we still see married life and gender roles through predetermined rose-tinted glasses? Advertising provides some interesting snapshots of how the depiction of married life has changed over the decades in India because married couples and their relationships have been a fertile hunting ground for advertisers. This excerpt from brand strategist Ambi Parmeswaram’s new book, ‘Nawabas, Nudes, Noodle: Indian Through 50 Yea…
    - 17 hours ago, 28 Aug 16, 9:00am -
  • newAs Obama heads to Laos, signs of a tilt away from China

    As Obama heads to Laos, signs of a tilt away from China

    By Marius Zaharia VIENTIANE (Reuters) - The secretive communist government of Laos, a country with a population of less than 7 million, rarely causes a ripple on the diplomatic circuit. Barack Obama will be among them, making the last push of his presidency to 'rebalance' Washington's foreign policy towards Asia, a strategy widely seen as a response to China's economic and military muscle-flexing across the region. The might of Laos' giant neighbour to the north is hard to miss in Vientiane: wea…
    - 17 hours ago, 28 Aug 16, 8:58am -
  • Scandal-hit Gupta family says plans to sell South African holdings

    Scandal-hit Gupta family says plans to sell South African holdings

    By Ed Stoddard JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's wealthy Gupta family, which has been accused of holding undue political sway over President Jacob Zuma, said on Saturday it planned to dispose of all stakes it holds in South African businesses before the end of the year. The Guptas have denied accusations that they have used their friendship with Zuma to influence his decisions or advance their business interests. In a statement, the Gupta family said "we now believe the time is right for u…
    - 1 day ago, 27 Aug 16, 11:13pm -
  • Bankers voice concern over financing large infra projects
    Kolkata, Aug 27 (IANS) There could be some concern about financing large infrastructure projects as the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) proposes to reduce bank exposure to large corporate entities, said a top SBI official here on Saturday. "There could be some concern for financing large infrastructure projects particularly greenfield projects. New RBI framework suggests that from April 2019, for any entities with borrowing of Rs 10,000 crore from banking industry, the banks can only finance 50 per…
    - 1 day ago, 27 Aug 16, 8:36pm -
  • August car sales data to influence stock markets next week

    August car sales data to influence stock markets next week

    Maruti Suzuki, Tata Motors, Mahindra and unlisted firms Hyundai, Ford, Renault and Honda will release August car sales data on Thursday.
    - 1 day ago, 27 Aug 16, 6:28pm -
  • Analysis - For the Fed's Yellen 'conventional' unconventional policy is enough

    Analysis - For the Fed's Yellen 'conventional' unconventional policy is enough

    By David Chance WASHINGTON (Reuters) - For all the talk of a radical shift in central banking policy, from the permanent use of negative rates to helicopter money drops, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen appears to believe she can tackle any future downturn using the tools currently at her disposal. Speaking in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, on Friday after a Fed policymaker and other economists proposed a radical overhaul of central banking, Yellen argued that bond purchases and the ability to pay int…
    - 2 days ago, 27 Aug 16, 8:17am -
  • Wall St. slips in wake of comments by top Fed officials

    Wall St. slips in wake of comments by top Fed officials

    By Chuck Mikolajczak NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks ended modestly lower after a volatile session on Friday, having bounced between gains and losses as investors wrestled with the likely timing of a U.S. interest rate hike following comments from top Federal Reserve officials. The S&P 500 rose after Fed Chair Janet Yellen said the case for raising rates had strengthened but did not indicate when the Fed would act. Yellen told a gathering of central bankers from around the world in Jackson Hole…
    - 2 days ago, 27 Aug 16, 2:01am -
  • Gold pares gains as Fed stirs doubt over rate hike timing

    Gold pares gains as Fed stirs doubt over rate hike timing

    By Marcy Nicholson and Jan Harvey NEW YORK/LONDON (Reuters) - Gold pared gains on Friday, while the dollar turned up and U.S. stocks fell, as investors struggled to decipher the timing of a U.S. interest rate increase following comments by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen and other officials. In her much-awaited speech, Yellen said the case for raising U.S. interest rates has strengthened, although increases should be gradual. Spot gold rallied 1.5 percent to $1,341.60 an ounce and the U.S. do…
    - 2 days ago, 27 Aug 16, 1:00am -
  • Yellen's case for rate hike boosts dollar; stocks surrender gains

    Yellen's case for rate hike boosts dollar; stocks surrender gains

    By Hilary Russ NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. equities gave up early gains on Friday, hurt by a surging U.S. dollar after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said that the case for raising U.S. interest rates has strengthened in recent months. European stocks advanced, however, while oil and Treasury prices came off highs as investors across asset classes parsed the details of Yellen's presentation, markets' central focus of the week. In her much-awaited speech during an international gathering of cen…
    - 2 days ago, 26 Aug 16, 11:09pm -
  • Fed's Yellen offers dose of uncertainty to markets hungry for a clue

    Fed's Yellen offers dose of uncertainty to markets hungry for a clue

    By Howard Schneider JACKSON HOLE, Wyoming (Reuters) - To markets hungry for direction from the U.S. Federal Reserve, Fed Chair Janet Yellen offered a sobering dose of uncertainty for monetary policy and the global economy on Friday, suggesting interest rates could rise faster than expected in coming months or just as easily crater back to zero.     In keynote remarks to an annual policy conference in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, the Fed chief spoke of long term risks that could force the Fed into a…
    - 2 days ago, 26 Aug 16, 10:58pm -
  • Fed's Yellen says case for interest rate hike has strengthened

    Fed's Yellen says case for interest rate hike has strengthened

    By Jason Lange and Ann Saphir JACKSON HOLE, Wyo. (Reuters) - The case for a U.S. interest rate hike has strengthened in recent months because of improvements in the labor market and expectations for solid economic growth, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said on Friday. Yellen did not indicate when the U.S. central bank might raise rates, but her comments reinforced the view that such a move could come later this year. The Fed has policy meetings scheduled in September, November and December.
    - 2 days ago, 26 Aug 16, 10:58pm -
  • Global Economy Weekahead - U.S. jobs data to test case for rate hike

    Global Economy Weekahead - U.S. jobs data to test case for rate hike

    By Padraic Halpin DUBLIN (Reuters) - U.S. jobs data top economic readouts from around the world next week as global markets begin to return to business as usual following a typically quiet August with the calm broken on Friday by comments from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen. Speaking at a three-day international gathering of central bankers in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, Yellen said the case for an interest rate rise has strengthened in recent months because of improvements in the labour market a…
    - 2 days ago, 26 Aug 16, 9:47pm -
  • Rajan welcomes Patel as successor at RBI

    Rajan welcomes Patel as successor at RBI

    By Rafael Nam and Neha Dasgupta MUMBAI/NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Reserve Bank of India(RBI) governor Raghuram Rajan welcomed on Friday the appointment of Urjit Patel as his successor, calling him a close ally and saying it would ensure continuity in meeting the country's inflation objectives. Patel, currently a deputy governor at the RBI, was named by the government this month to replace Rajan at the helm of the central bank on Sept. 4. The future RBI governor is widely seen as closely aligned to Ra…
    - 2 days ago, 26 Aug 16, 8:29pm -
  • Negative global cues subdue equity markets
    Mumbai, Aug 26 (IANS) Indian equity markets on Friday were subdued ahead of US Fed Reserve Chair's speech, coupled with lower crude oil prices.
    - 2 days ago, 26 Aug 16, 3:44pm -